Weddings, Engagements, Anniversaries

Engaged

Dan and Mary Kay Short of Breitung Township are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara, to Stephen Lessard, son of Gary and Karin Lessard of Iron Mountain. Sara is a 2010 graduate of Kingsford High School and attended Northern Michigan University and received a bachelor’s ...

Five generations

Theresa Proudfit photo Five generations of women recently gathered for this special photo after the birth of Mabel Rose Pollock on Oct. 21 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. In front, from left, are great-grandmother Kathy Peterson of Iron Mountain holding her ...

Boyer, Straka

LISLE, Ill. — Laura Boyer and Douglas Straka were married Aug. 5, 2017 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. Kate Vance, the groom’s sister, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Dr. Kenneth Boyer and Sue Boyer of Oak Park, Ill. The groom is the son of Martin Straka and Carol Sundstrom ...

Zychowski – 60th

Norway — Richard and Jeanette (DeGroot) Zychowski of Norway recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Sept. 14, 1957, at St. Barbara Catholic Church in Vulcan. After their marriage, they resided in Milwaukee for a short period of time and then returned to ...

Anderson — 70th

KINGSFORD — Roland and Maria Anderson of Kingsford celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with their three children, grandchildren and their spouses at American Martyrs Catholic Church in Kingsford in February. Roland and the former Maria Scherer were married Nov. 29, 1947, in the ...

Engaged

Jack and Beverly Olson of Iron Mountain and Daniel and Victoria Bischoff of Naperville, Ill. are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Dr. Tracy Olson and Jason Bischoff. Tracy is a 2004 graduate of Kingsford High School. She earned her bachelor of science degree in psychology ...

Edwards — 70th

IRON MOUNTAIN — W. Tom and Lenore Edwards celebrated their 70th anniversary. They were married on Aug. 9, 1947, at Immanuel Baptist Church, originally on the corner of Ludington Street and Carpenter Avenue. Their reception was at Kingsford City Hall. Tom and Lenore have seven children, ...

Zahn — 75th

FAITHORN — John and Rose Zahn of Faithorn are celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary on Sunday. They were married on Nov. 12, 1942, in North Judson, Ind., two weeks before John joined the Army and served in World War II. John is a retired logger and Rose was a homemaker. They have ...

Swanson, DeJesus

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Sammantha Swanson and Roberto DeJesus were married on June 25, 2017, at the Green Bay Botanical Gardens Woodland site in Green Bay, Wis. Pastor Danny Gonzales, the groom’s cousin, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Swanson of Iron Mountain. The ...

65th anniversary

Don and Janet (Kermeen) Lantz of Pickerel Lake are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on Oct. 18, 1952, at Zion Lutheran Church in Felch. They have four children, Yvonne Lantz, Fred Lantz, Shelly Broeders and Brenda Kramer; 15 grandchildren; 42 ...

Engaged

Nancy and Doug Cook of Kingsford and Kathleen and David Muscavitch of Winneconne, Wis., announce the engagement of their children, Emily Cook and James Hartmann. Emily is a 2003 graduate of Kingsford High School and a 2007 graduate of Northern Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree. She ...

Engaged

Bousley/Jaworski Photo Stacey and Michael Bousley of Niagara, Wis. are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Paige to Benjamin Jaworski, son of the late Lawrence and Nancy Jaworski. Paige is a 2012 graduate of Goodman High School. She attended NWTC and Rasmussen College ...

Wilson — 50th

IRON MOUNTAIN — High school sweethearts, Dennis and Susan (Hingst) Wilson celebrated their 50th anniversary on Sept. 10, 2017. They were married one month before Dennis was deployed to Vietnam to serve his tour of duty as a paratrooper in the 173rd Airborne Brigade in the central ...

Olshavsky, Starr

DETROIT — Cori Olshavsky and Andrew Starr were united in marriage on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, during a 3 p.m. ceremony in Conservatory Gardens at Belle Isle Park in Detroit. The bride’s mother, Sherry Mullins, officiated the ceremony. She wore an ivory dress that had been modified with love ...

Stark — 60th

NIAGARA, Wis. — Louis and Barbara (Badini) Stark of Niagara, Wis. recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. A luncheon, hosted by their children, was served at the Stark residence. They were married on Aug. 10, 1957 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Iron Mountain. ...

Engaged

Betty Lou Miskovich and Paul Jason Chartier are happy to announce their engagement. Betty Lou is the daughter of Larry and Veronica Miskovich of Ironwood. She is a 1999 graduate of Luther L. Wright High School in Ironwood and a 2004 graduate of Lake Superior State University with a bachelor ...

Parsons — 50th

PETOSKEY, Mich. — Merle and Betty Parsons exchanged wedding vows with a nuptial Mass and double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Adolph Thillman, O.F.M. at St. Francis Xavier Church in Petoskey, Mich., on Saturday, Jan. 21, 1967. That was the month and year of the Great Blizzard which ...

Henrichs, Conery

NORWAY — Brittany Henrichs and Cole Conery were united in marriage on July 8, 2017, in a church ceremony at St. Mary Catholic Church in Norway, with the Rev. Tim Ekaitis and the Rev. Matt Settle officiating. Brittany is the daughter of Rick and Donna Henrichs. Cole is the son of Scott ...

Frievalt — 66th

IRON MOUNTAIN — Jim and Sharon Frievalt of Iron Mountain celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Aug. 3. They eloped in love in 1951 with a private ceremony in Waukegon, Ill. with Jerry Nokes and Maryann (Costa) Santini in attendance. They returned to Iron Mountain and surprised ...

Hicks — 50th

KINGSFORD — Jerry Hicks Sr. and Joy (Johns) Hicks will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today with family and friends. The couple was married July 22, 1967, at the Old Stone Church in Cleveland, the second church built within the city. It is also the oldest building on Public ...